Festival seasons is about to start. And Holi, a very important and most celebrated festival in India, is just about to come. Holi fesitval is celebrated for two days. It is celebrated in the month of Phalgun. Holi puja takes place a day before the Holi. There is no puja on the day of Holi. Holi is only meant to play with colors. This puja is known as Holika Dahan which is takes place a day before the main Holi festival. It is the starting process of Holi. People light bonfires on the eve of Holi festival to celebrate the victory of ‘good’ over ‘bad’ which is called Holika Dahan. It is also a symbol of victory of goodness.
Holika Dahan is the process in which pepole gathered wood logs and lit a big bon fire. Holika Dahan takes place at sunset time or on evening of day before the Holi festival. It is the tradition of the Holi festival to symbolize the death of Holika and a magical evacuation of Prahlad from fire. This year the date for Holika Dahan is may be on 12 March 2017.
Holika Dahan is a religious ceremony in which people roast “Jau” in the fire of Holika. Then they bring it to their home as it is good to bring it for the family members. It is the belief that by burnig wood log people also burn their all problems and worries.
The best way of celebrating this, is to win over your evil thoughts. On this day we should cleanse our inner self. Try to perform at least one good deed daily. This habit of doing one good deed everyday will go a long way and by next year you will be a much better person in your own eyes.
So spread this message to all your known people by sending them Holika Dahan’s meaningful messages. Use these messages, pictures and quotes as sms and best wishes to your friends and family. You can also make these quotes as your status and tweets on your twitters.
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